Plot-wise an unconventional B-western starring Sunset Carson (a.k.a. Winifred Maurice Harrison). The glitch-free print has viewable video quality, but the audio is badly distorted. Posted for archival purposes. Filmed in Pearblossom, CA.. Directed by Oliver Drake. Released in 1950 (see note). Two minutes are missing. NOTE: Produced in 1947, but not released until 1950. favorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: westerns, B-westerns, Sunset Carson, Al Terry, Pat Starling, Lee Roberts, Cactus Jr (horse)
Hopefully, this file represents an upgrade in image quality to the others available on the Archive. from Wikipedia; Boys of the City is a 1940 black-and-white comedy/thriller film directed by Joseph H. Lewis . It is the second East Side Kids film and the first to star Bobby Jordan , Leo Gorcey , and Ernest Morrison . This film was a direct follow-up to East Side Kids . After completing the pilot film for the series, producer Sam Katzman was able to convince former ... favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: East Side Kids, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Dave O'Brien, Monogram Pictures,...
A hotshot reporter saves a failing newspaper while personally fighting alcoholism. Directed by Norman Hudson. Released in 1932. Possibly a 2nd-release edit favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: dramas, newspapers, scandal sheets, pre code, Lila Lee, Walter Dyron, Tully Marshall
Roy Rogers, posing as The Carson City Kid, is seeking vengeance on Morgan Reynolds (Bob Steele), the man who killed his brother. To find Reynolds in the gold towns, he systematically stops stagecoaches and goes through the mail, hoping to find letters addressed to Reynolds and thusly learn his whereabouts. Thus "The Kid" earns the reputation of a stagecoach robber, although he never takes anything, and the reputation is enhanced by the fact that he travels with Laramie (Francis... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Western, Romance, Roy Rogers, George Hayes, Bob Steele
Billy the Kid (Buster Crabbe) learns that someone in Red Rock is impersonating him, causing a warrant to be issued for his arrest. On the way there he and Fuzzy Jones (Al St. John) witness a hold-up by a gang of outlaws led by Kate Shelly (Maxine Leslie) and Billy decides to join the gang in order to clear his name. favorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Western, Billy the Kid, Buster Crabbe
An African Jungle adventure with a guy in a gorilla suit; an underweight Tarzan clone; a jungle girl; chimps; a visiting tiger; ethnically confused African natives; and lots of stock footage. Don't ask about the screenplay. Directed by Robert Emmett Tansey. Released in 1950. Complete print. favorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: adventures, jungle adventures, gorilla suits, Don Harvey, Forrest Taylor, Alyce Lewis, Tamba (the...
Officer O' Brien 1930 William Boyd, Ernest Torrence, Dorothy Sebastian, Russell Gleason favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Officer O' Brien, 1930, William Boyd, Ernest Torrence, Dorothy Sebastian, Russell Gleason
A cold war suspense drama costarring Dennis Price and Peggy Ann Garner. This is a TV movie filmed in West Germany by a German production company, and with a mostly German supporting cast. The opening and closing scenes appear to have been shot separately and added later, possibly for its US release. The most interesting aspect of this film is the peculiar nature of its production. Directed by Lawrence Huntington Released in 1954 CAST NOTE: Dennis Price is probably best known for starring in the... favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: suspense dramas, cold war, Dennis Price, Peggy Ann Garner
1972 directed by Fielder Cook starring Kenneth Haigh, Billie Whitelaw, Ralph Richardson, Michael Williams, Ferdy Manye, Georgina Hale, Moses Gunn and John Gielgud. Screenplay by blacklisted writer Millard Lampell. A treatment of the story of Napolean's exile to the island of St. Helen, along with a former mistress and her husband, a devoted general, a doctor attendant and the daughter of his ex-mistress. Engaging drama features excellent performances, especially Haigh as Napolean and Gielgud as... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Eagle in a Cage
Dr. Brooks is captured by followers of Zar, God of the Jeweled Fingers and Tarzan (Buster Crabbe) sets out to save him. AFter seeing a picture of Brooks daughter Mary (Julie Bishop) Tarzan is captivated and sets out to find her. One of the guides is carrying a telegram offering a reward for Tarzan, dead or alive. The guides are also after the Treasure of Zar in the Lost City. - Release Date: 08/11/1933 Mystic Nights Videos The complete, original 12-chapter serial version is considered to be a... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Buster Crabbe, Julie Bishop, E. Alyn Warren, Edward Woods, Philo McCullough, Matthew Betz, Frank...
An insurance appraiser (Norman Foster) falls for the spoiled niece (Evalyn Knapp) of an industrialist involved in insurance fraud. There is a strong reference to the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory tragedy. Directed by Bert P Lynwood. Released in 1935. a.k.a. "Firetrap" Complete print. CAST NOTE: Foster and Knapp also costar in the highly regarded "Ladies Crave Excitement," which is available here at IA. favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Dramas, crime dramas, the Triangle fire, Norman Foster, Evalyn Knapp, Sidney Blackmer
David Ross (Earl Dwire) organizes the ranchers into a vigilante group to rid the town of outlaws. The plan succeeds but the trouble starts when some of the men form a new vigilante group and posing as the original one plunder for loot. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Western
Gambler Angela (Patricia Medina) supports her drunken father, 'Doc' Medley (Henry Hull), and runs around with the gunslinger Slinger (Gerald Mohr). But she really loves the new doctor in town Dr. Bruce Merritt (Richard Denning)–and the inevitable showdown looms. favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Western
An American working for an oil company in Mexico shoots a man suspected of stealing the payroll; later, he fears that the man was innocent. The IMDB entry is here. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Mexico, drama
Cecil B Demille's silent feature film version of Owen Wister's novel "The Virginian" starring Dustin Farnum. A cowboy romances the local school teacher and helps apprehend a gang of cattle rustlers. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: cecil b demille, jess lasky, paramount, famous players, silent film, feature film, western, dustin...
Flying Wild is a 1941 film and the fifth installment of the East Side Kids series. Hopefully this is an upgrade from other versions available on this site. Directed by William West Produced by Sam Katzman Written by Al Martin Starring Leo Gorcey David Gorcey Bobby Jordan 'Sunshine Sammy' Morrison Donald Haines Distributed by Monogram Pictures Corporation Release dates March 10, 1941 Running time 64 minutes Language English favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: East Side Kids, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Sam Katzman, Monogram Pictures
Let's Get Tough! is a 1942 film and the ninth film in the East Side Kids series, starring Leo Gorcey (as Muggs), Huntz Hall (as Glimpy), Bobby Jordan (as Danny), and Robert Armstrong (as "Pops" the Cop). Released in early 1942, it was directed by Wallace Fox , and features the gang caught up in World War II and fighting the Black Dragon Society , an enemy sabotage ring. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: East Side Kids, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Sam Katzman, Monogram Pictures
Two sea captains - one good and one evil - battle each other and their women pay the price in this complicated human drama. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: William Farnum, Ralph Ince, Sally Blane, Eve Southern
Taken from IMDB : Gold stages are being held up in the far west at a time when the U.S. government needs bullion, just before the famed "Black Friday" attempt to corner the gold market. The government sends the Range Busters, to Gold Butte, an important bullion dispensing center, to put an end to the stage robberies. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Range Busters, Wester, Action-Adventure
Taken from IMDB: Lamont Cranston, amateur criminologist and detective, with a daily radio program, sponsored by the Daily Classic newspaper, has developed a friendly feud that sometimes passes the friendly stage with Police Commissioner Weston. He complains to his managing editor, Edward Heath, over the problems that have developed in his department since Phoebe Lane has been hired as his assistant. He is advised to forget it since she is the publisher's niece. During his broadcast about Honest... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: The Shadow, Crime, Mystery
During the California gold rush, a young woman travels to the west coast to live with her uncle. When she arrives she discovers he has been killed by the natives and his identity and property taken by a notorious outlaw. Stars Mary Pickford Produced and Directed by Cecil B Demille An Artcraft Picture favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Mary Pickford, Cecil B Demille, Artcraft Pictures, identity, murder, revenge, criminal, outlaw,...
An adventure with a runaway bride, crooks, radio waves shooting down mail planes, tap-dancing, etc.. Hey, it was the '30s when anything could happen. Stars Herman Brix (a.k.a. Bruce Bennett) and Joan Barklay. Future Oscar winner Hattie McDaniels appears in a minor role. Remake of "Ghost Patrol," which also is available here at IA. Directed by Sam Katzman Released in 1937 a.k.a. "Flight Into Danger" (UK) 90 seconds are missing CAST NOTE: Brix and Barklay are also paired in... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: adventures, radio death rays, Herman Brix, Joan Barklay, Monte Blue, Hattie McDaniels
Sadie (Irene Rich) owns a riverboat that gold-miners are using to travel to their claims, while gambling and drinking on the way. The Yukon Mining Company sends Thorne (Melvin Lang) to take over Sadie's boat and then cheat the miners out of their claims. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Adventure, Western
Randall (Glenn Strange) is trying to get the Governor (Karl Hackett) impeached so he can take over control of the state. Knowing the Governor and Billy (Buster Crabbe) are good friends, he has Billy framed for murder. Fuzzy (Al St. John) finds the shell and Billy sees it has a peculiar mark. Now they have to find the owner of that gun. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Western, Billy the kid, Buster Crabbe
After Jim Blake (Johnny Mack Brown) saves Harve Tarlton's (John Merton) life, they become partners in a gold mining claim. After a while Harve reverts to his outlaw way of life. Everyone but Jim seems to know that Harve is bad but Jim merely thinks he needs a chance to go straight. But Jim's wife Helen (Lucile Browne) has a plan to expose Harve as the outlaw he is. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Western
A movie producer offers a nightclub singer a role in his latest film, but all he really wants to do is bed her. She knows, but accepts anyway. Meanwhile, a patron at the club gets a note saying that she'll soon get another note, and that she will be killed ten minutes after that. favorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Drama, Musical, Mystery
Billy Carson (Buster Crabbe) gets the Governor to let Daggett (Kermit Maynard) and his gang escape from prison in hopes that they will lead him to the money they got when they robbed the bank. Billy and Fuzzy (Al St. John) trail the gang to an old mine, but it looks like Billy's plan will fail when Daggett is unable to remember where he hid the money. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Western, Billy the kid, Buster Crabbe
1937 directed by Joseph Kane starring Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Betty Bronson, LeRoy Mason, Charles Middleton, Russell Simpson, Jack Dougherty, Henry Hall and the Tennessee Ramblers. It's Cattle-men versus Turpentiners, with Gene (and a girl) caught in the middle. Lots of singin', shootin' and hard ridin'. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: yodelin kid from pine ridge, gene autry, autry, smileyn burnette, henry hall, charles middleton,...
Foxes are mysteriously disappearing from fox farms and Agent Don (Dennis Moore) has been sent to investigate. Brad (George Chesebro) and Pete (Jimmy Aubrey) are the culprits and they are using a dog that can climb the security fence to steal the foxes. Don brings a dog with him and when Carol (Luana Walters) sees a dog stealing a fox, she accuses Don. favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Drama, Rin Tin Tin, Jr.
A World War I romantic acton drama with an utterly absurd plot and dialog to match. Large cast and good production values for a Mascot film. Neither helps much. The print is in excellent condition. However it appears to be a 2nd-release or TV broadcast edit. Directed by David Howard US release 1934 UK release 1935 favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: war dramas, action dramas, romantic dramas, WW 1, air combat, Ben Lyon, Sari Maritza, Erich von...
A Prohibition era melodrama in which, at the instigation of his avaricious wife, an honest fisherman turns to rum running. Keep an eye out for George "Gabby" Hayes in the minor role of a private eye. Directed by Frank R Strayer. Released in 1931. a.k.a. "Love Redeemed" favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: dramas, melodramas, rum running, Glen Tryon, Vera Reynolds, George Hayes
' Neath Brooklyn Bridge is a 1942 film released by Monogram Pictures . The film is the eleventh installment in the East Side Kids series and one of the more dramatic films of the series, released at a time when they were making lighter, more humorous fare. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: East Side Kids, Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Dave O'Brien,...
Smart Alecks is a black and white 1942 American film directed by Wallace Fox and produced by Sam Katzman for Monogram Pictues. It features an early performance by Gale Storm and and brief cameo by Marie Windsor as a nurse and was the tenth film produced in the East Side Kids series. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: East Side Kids, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Gale Storm, Marie...
Bowery Blitzkrieg is a 1941 film and the sixth installment of the East Side Kids series. The film "introduced" Huntz Hall in his first of the East Side Kids film series . favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: East Side Kids, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Sam Katzman, Monogram Pictures
Gary Gray (Bob Steele) arrives only to be caught up in the rustling activities of Ben Holt (Jack Rockwell) and his gang. First Holt brands him for rustling and then frames him for murder. Proven innocent, Gary foils the gang's stage holdup and then heads after Holt whom he now knows to be the real killer. But Holt knows he is coming and waits unseen in ambush. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Western, Bob Steele
Have you ever seen a B-western so ineptly produced its title card was misspelled? Well you have now. And as in some of Ed Wood's scenes night turns to day and back to night as if the Sun had circled the Earth in three minutes. (Maybe this is where Ed got the idea.) It's a real hoot for all the wrong reasons. Directed by Victor Adamson (as Denver Dixon) Released in 1934 a.k.a. "Lightning Bill" (intended title) Complete print? favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: westerns, B-westerns, Jay Wilsey (as Buffalo Bill Jr), Alma Rayford, Bud Osborne
Canadian Mountie Mason (Bill Cody) is sent south of the border to look for a horse thief with only a watch chain for evidence. He befriends young Andy (Andy Shuford) and when Calhoun (LeRoy Mason) hits Andy, Mason and Calhoun fight. In the scuffle Calhoun's watch with the missing chain is dislodged. Mason then sets out to bring in Calhoun and his gang. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Western, Bill Cody
Frankie Darro buys a broken-down horse and turns him into a racing winner, despite the racketeers who try to fix the races and put him out of business. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Frankie Darro, Kane Richmond, Gladys Blake
An early sound film adventure/melodrama in which a dirigible expedition to the South Pole is complecated by a love triangle. Surprisingly good production values and visual FX for a Tiffany production. However the audio FX are very primitive. Directed by Edward Sloman. Released in 1929. Complete print favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: dramas, melodramas, adventures, USN, dirigibles, Conway Tearle, Virginia Valli, Ricardo Cortez
If Tom Keene is remembered today it's probably for his role as Colonel Edwards in "Plan Nine From Outer Space." However in the early '40s he starred in a series of matinee westerns, none of which you would likely find in a B-western hall of fame. It's easy to discover why by watching this one. Remade in 1946 as "Tumbleweed Trail." Written, produced and directed by Robert Tansey Released in 1941 favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: westerns, B-westerns, Tom Keene, Betty Miles, Frank Vaconelli, Rusty The Wonder Horse
Cowgirl in danger of losing her ranch to the dastardly town villain is helped by good-guy cowboy and his buddy. Advertising tag line is: HI-HO! LADY BUCKAROO! Rhythm never rode the range as delightfully as with the screen's first Lady Buckaroo! favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Dorothy Page, Milton Frome, Vince Barnett, Lynn Mayberry
From IMDB http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0173114/ Twelve renegades dressed as Indians kill the parents of two brothers. The brothers who have similar birth marks then separate. Ten years later a man known as the Rawhide Terror is murdering the renegades who are now town citizens. Everyone is after the Rawhide Terror and the two brothers are destined to meet again. Stars: Art Mix, Edmund Cobb and William Desmond favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Art Mix, Edmund Cobb, William Desmond, Action, Drama, Western, Horror
Lawman Kirk Baxter (Johnny Mack Brown) is called in to hunt down a gang of cutthroats who rob gold shipments as they pass through the desert, murdering the escorts with silver bullets. In a bizarre twist, the baddies own a silver mine in which they force a handful of scrawny men to work as slaves favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Western, Johnny Mack Brown